cheating

Gaming

'Apex Legends' Cheating Will Be a Problem as Long as Cheat Sellers Make Money

Developer Respawn Entertainment banned 355,000 players for cheating. They say they’re just getting started.
Matthew Gault
3.11.19
Gaming

'Battlefield V' Players Are Using Shitty Graphics for a Competitive Edge

Forcing a competitive video game to render shitty graphics is cheating, and ‘Battlefield V’ is banning players for doing it.
Matthew Gault
1.24.19
Bethesda

It's Way Too Easy to Cheat in 'Fallout 76'

It’s easy to scam your way to infinite caps, unlimited carry capacity, and as much XP as you need.
Matthew Gault
11.27.18
global offensive

Professional 'Counter-Strike' Player Caught Cheating in Tournament

'CSGO' player Nikhil "forsaken" Kumawat and his team were disqualified and sent home.
Ian Burnbaum
10.19.18
privacy

An Indian College Put CCTV Cameras In Boys Bathrooms to Curb Cheating

"The male students are being targeted. Don’t girls cheat in exams?"
Zeyad Masroor Khan
6.4.18
crime

Rockstar Is Seizing 'Stealth Money' from Cheaters in 'Grand Theft Auto V'

Cheating pays, until it doesn't.
Jason Johnson
6.28.17
doping

The Return of a 'Counter Strike' Cheater Tests the Limits of the eSports Community

Based on new ESL rules, banned player KQLY is allowed to compete again in some tournaments.
Leif Johnson
5.4.17
Gaming

'Street Fighter V' Rage-Quitters Will Be Branded With Marks of Shame

Players who frequently leave matches to avoid a loss will now have a skull icon affixed to their profile.
Leif Johnson
12.18.16
Gaming

Capcom Rolls Back 'Street Fighter V' Update That Included a Rootkit

Allowing all apps kernel-level privileges is one hell of a super move.
Heidi Kemps
9.24.16
Internet

Syrian Internet Outages Correspond Exactly to National High School Test Schedule

"National Internet blackouts are so routine and banal that they are now becoming a common tactic to prevent cheating among youth."
Jason Koebler
8.12.16
Twitter

How This Guy Won 1,000 Contests on Twitter

He’s the luckiest guy on Twitter, if you consider getting a free Papa Roach album to be lucky.
Daniel Oberhaus
8.7.16
Gaming

Is Using Third Party Maps to Find Pokémon Really Cheating?

Come on Niantic, don't be a fun sponge.
Victoria Turk
8.1.16
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